Los Angeles


Twenty-eight by '28 initiative: transportation infrastructure projects before the start of the 2028 Summer Olympics.


Metro Rail

Official website: https://www.metro.net/


Commuter Rail




  • LAX: hub of all big 3 airlines
  • SNA: short runway, 1,738 m, no wide-body passenger jetliners. ~10M PAX
  • BUR: ~5M PAX
  • ONT: ~5M PAX
  • LGB: ~3M PAX


  • Southwest: the largest in SNA, ONT, BUR, LGB
  • Frontier: ONT/BUR; exit LAX
  • Avelo: BUR
  • jetBlue moved from LGB to LAX


A new Cucamonga Station (opens 2026) for:

  • Brightline West: extend Las Vegas to Victorville high-speed rail to the new Rancho Cucamonga station. To Las Vegas in about two hours.
  • Omnitrans West Valley Connector BRT
  • The Boring Co.: An underground tunnel to and from Ontario International Airport.

Film Studio Tours


  • Autry National Center.
  • Vasques Rocks
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Santa Monica
  • Griffith Observatory
  • UCLA
  • Malibu
  • Orange County John Wayne Airport: John Wayne Statue
  • Orange County walk along Newport Beach & Balboa Island & Crystal Coast
  • Long Beach: Queen Mary
  • Huntington Beach: surfing
  • Malibu beach
  • Santa Monica Pier
  • Venice Beach
  • Laguna Beach
  • Newport Beach
  • Griffith

Skid Row

Skid Row, a.k.a. Central City East, a neighborhood in Downtown Los Angeles, with one of the largest stable populations of homeless people in the US. If you ride a Greyhound bus to LA and walks from the terminal to downtown, you will walk pass Skid Row.

Santa Monica Mountains

King Gillette Ranch

588-acre, situated in the heart of the Malibu Creek Watershed, adjacent to Malibu Creek State Park, at the lower end of the Las Virgenes Valley, a haven for large mammals; some structures designed for razor magnate King C. Gillette in the 1920's by Wallace Neff, architect of California's Golden Age. Includes Gillette's historic Spanish Colonial Revival style mansion, a long tree-lined allee and grand entry, a large constructed pond, a formal courtyard and terrace, bridges and lawns, a knoll known as Inspiration Point, with 360-degree views, including the famous rock formations of Malibu Creek State Park

Visitor Center: formerly the horse stable; Awarded LEED Platinum cerficiation and is the first "net zero" visitor center in the National Park Service

1-mil round trip hike to Inspiration Point; amazing vista of the surrounding Las Virgenes Valley

Mansion: 25-room mansion built in 1928 as the primary residence of the founder of the Gillette Safety Razor Company. Hollywood movie director Clarence brown purchased the property in 1935 and added a pool, tennis courts and an airplane landing strip. The ranch became public parkland in 2005

Dormitory Building: the Claretian religious order purchased the ranch in 1952 and built the 3-story seminary building, which included a dormitory, classrooms and a chapel in 1955